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Oct 2, 2012 7:00am EDT
president no matter what... who are dependent upon government, who believe that they are victims, who believe that government has a responsibility to care for them, who believe that they are entitled to health care, to food, to housing, to you-name-it... and they will vote for this president no matter what... and so my job is not to worry about those people. i'll never convince them they should take personal responsibility and care for their lives. >>> monday night football action. the bears on the road to face the cowboys. it was a tough game for tony romo. the cowboys quarterback got intercepted five times. the two were returned for bear touchdowns. his countser part jay cutler kept mistakes to a minimum with 257 yards and two touchdowns. chicago won 34-18. >> there you go. it is the talk of the town. the nationals clinched the national league east title. when the braves lost last night. and the nats begin their playoff push either saturday or sunday, on the road. fans will be able to get their official divisional title gear this morning. coming up in about 30 minutes, we will be li
FOX
Oct 4, 2012 9:00am EDT
medicare and the role of the federal government. the president said romney's ideas are not specific enough. >> his running mate, congressman ryan put forward a budget that reflects many of the principles that governor romney has talked about, and it wasn't very detailed. this seems to be a trend. >>reporter: and romney repeatedly accused the president of misrepresenting his positions. >> i got five boys. i'm used to people saying something that's not always true, but just keep on repeating and ultimately hoping i'll believe it, but that is not the case, all right? i will not reduce the taxes paid by high income americans. >>reporter: that poll -- in polls taken after the debate show mitt romney across the board is considered the winner. this is the first of three presidential debates. the next one takes place on october 16th. tony and allison. >> nicole, thank you very much. coming up at 9:30, mr. martin is learning what young adults thought of last night's debate. he is live once again at american university for "campaign u." tony. >>> the company and brand known as kitchen aid is
FOX
Oct 5, 2012 9:00am EDT
almost four years that the unemployment rate has fallen below 8%. the government says the rate fell because more people found work, a trend that could impact the presidential race. >>> making headlines this morning, an alert for women in fairfax county. police are looking for a suspected serial fondler. >> he has approached at least five women, usually from behind and grabs them before taking off. fox5's sherri ly is live in springfield with more details. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, allison, good morning, tony. the number of cases here continues to grow. we he a fifth victim that's now come forward. this is a case that hadn't been reported until police went public with information on these cases. that woman said she was fondled here in this springfield neighborhood last month. it is the same place that another woman said she was victimized just three days ago. police released a sketch of the suspect. he's described as a man in his 30s, dark eyes and a neatly trimmed beards. the victims say he approaches from behind, doesn't say anything when suddenly grabs and fondles t
FOX
Oct 3, 2012 7:00am EDT
that's the role of government in people's lives. in washington, doug luzader, fox news. >>> we have continuing coverage of the debate prep all morning long, including chats later, and a reminder, you can catch the debate live at 9:00 p.m. here on fox 5. we'll have complete analysis on fox 5 news at 10 and the news edge at 11. >>> new this morning, would you pay pepco more each month if it meant better service? >> maryland residents could be asked to pay an extra dollar or two with that extra cash going toward preventing major power outages. fox5's melanie alnwick is live at pepco headquarters with details of this plan. melanie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, allison. after the june derecho that knocked out power millions around the area, many for more than a week, the governor developed a task force, and now it appears it's talking about passing some of the cost onto customers. given the outrage among customers when pepco asked for its last rate hike, it's a good bet the proposal isn't going to be popular with the public. governor o'malley said in his executive order creat
FOX
Oct 8, 2012 7:00am EDT
it. president obama wants to increase the size of government, and governor romney wants to shrink government and bring things back to the private sector. we sort of are modeling in our office that either candidate to win would be not have big effect short-term in the market place, but more of a long-term economic situation that would take place. in making government bigger with president obama, versus shrinking government with romney. >> >> you say long-term, so the day after the election or day after inauguration day, we're not likely to feel a direct impact on our personal finances? >> no. we don't think the markets will have much volatility about that. it's more of a long-term outlook down the road. short-term, we have the fiscal cliff, the debt ceiling debate, and what's going on over in europe that's going to present volatility. we're optimistic, because businesses and wall street needs clarity and direction and for some time it's been an environment of uncertainty. it's why you've seen stagnant in the employment numbers. gdp at 1.3%. the fed is keeping the interest rates ver
FOX
Oct 3, 2012 9:00am EDT
government. >>> a warning for students. police want them to watch out for a suspicious man. they say a female student was followed as she drove home monday night. the girl says the man approached her as she walked into her house. she was able to get inside before he could reach her. >>> today is walk to school day. it's part of an effort to raise awareness for pedestrian safety and promote physical activity among children. police, fire and rescue workers and elected officials are joining students for events at local schools today. they include walks to piney branch elementary, and another one to dr. charles drew elementary in silver spring. students in 40 countries are taking part. >>> alan gross was convicted of spying and was sentenced to 15 years in prison. he has a tumor on his shoulder. cuban doctors say it's benign, but american doctors say they couldn't rule out cancer and he needs to be treated. his wife and lawyer are pleading with the cuban authorities to release him on humanitarian grounds. >>> the results are in, and there is no trace of jimmy hoffa's remains in a sample du
FOX
Oct 5, 2012 7:00am EDT
the compounding pharmacies contribute $3 billion a year. now the government is taking firm action. >> reporter: a tainted steroid solution is believed to have originated from the new england compounding center in massachusetts. >> 35 cases in six states. tragically, five have resulted in death. >> reporter: the fda is urging doctors not to use any products from the center. the cdc is working to inform those that may be at risk. >> we want to stay ahead of the curve and make sure we're proactive. >> reporter: richard jenkins may have been exposed. he was given three injections at a hospital in tennessee. he says he was contacted by health officials but not given clear instructions on how to proceed. >> they didn't say anything about the meningitis outbreak or if i needed to take precautio or symptoms to notify them or whatever. >> reporter: foothers, the warning came too late. >> to have a shot, six days later you're fighting for your life, and you lose your life. >> reporter: so far, all who have contracted the meningitis also received steroid shots for back pain. one new york doc
FOX
Oct 9, 2012 9:00am EDT
chicago, smaller government, lower taxes, and looking at competition and competitiveness and capital and technology formulations and particularly since i'm a technologies, it made sense. >> you've had affiliations with many, many schools over a long period of time. i want to focus on this hillary clinton thing, if i can for a moment. because you make it clear that as you say, when that ticket wasn't united, when obama did not select clinton to be his running mate, that really kind of did it for you. would it be fair to say that was the final straw, if you want to put it that way? >> yeah. i was looking at how we were going to test the value of diversity in the white house. that was a unique opportunity. when you look at the tenets of the democratic party and minorities and women, i thought that was a perfect opportunity. when we couldn't come together on that, i was confused. >> why wasn't the fact that you had barack obama, the first african-american nominee of a major party for president, why didn't that take precedence? >> when i was trying to make the choices of what i wanted to
FOX
Oct 2, 2012 9:00am EDT
will vote for the president no matter what... who are dependent upon government, who believe that they are victims, who believe that government has a responsibility to care for them, who believe that they are entitled to health care, to food, to housing, to you-name-it... and they will vote for this president no matter what... and so my job is not to worry about those people. i'll never convince them they should take personal responsibility and care for their lives. >>> in the buzz bin this morning, with happy news, actress drew barrymore and their husband announce their eight proud parents of a new little baby -- they're the proud parents of a new little baby girl. i like her. the 37-year-old actress welcomed her first child, ol ive barrymore. and it mate may come as a surprise to some because the actress never really publicly announced she was pregnant. a rep for barrymore says mama and the baby and we presume daddy are all healthy and happy. >> happy for her. >>> the greatest call ever. that is how seth mcfarland described the moment he was asked to host the oscars. >> the crea
FOX
Oct 4, 2012 7:00am EDT
domestic issues like taxes, social security and medicare and the role of the federal government. the president said romney's ideas are not specific enough. >> his running mate, congressman ryan put forward a budget that reflects many of the principles that governor romney has talked about, and it wasn't very detailed. this seems to be a trend. >>reporter: and romney repeatedly accused the president of misrepresenting his position. >> i got five boys, i'm used to people saying something that's not always true but just keep on repeating it and ultimately hoping i'll believe it, but that is not the case. i will not reduce the taxes paid by high income americans. >>reporter: this is the first of three presidential debates. the next one is scheduled for october 16th, but the vice presidential candidates debate a week from today. allison. >> nicole collins live on the hill, nicole, thank you. >>> both parties are analyzing the debates this morning. vice president joe biden says romney did not give enough specifics and republican florida senator marco rubio thinks the president appeared unc
FOX
Oct 8, 2012 9:00am EDT
protection. the government needs to protect the speaker and for those who say they want to engage in violence, we'll arrest you for engaging in the violence. >> they should be allowed on free speech grounds, but i think it's irresponsible. >> it's kind of a big thing to call somebody a savage, but this is america. it's freedom of speech. >> reporter: again, we don't know what time those ads are going to be posted today. metro did say it was not going to appeal the ruling and would comply with the judge's order which specify they need to be up by 5:00 this evening. there are three other stations that will be displaying the ads, georgia avenue, glenmont and takoma stations. just one ad in each station. police say they'll be ready in case there are protests, but they don't expect any. >>> less than a week after the first presidential debate, president obama joked with supporters in california over the weekend, admitting he may not have been at his best in denver. the president took time to criticize mitt romney, going after what he claims is romney's plan for $5 trillion in tax cuts and cuts to
FOX
Oct 4, 2012 5:00am EDT
street. he was just saying it would pull away the funding that the federal government gives. but people take it and run. whatever. >> look at tucker. >> everybody loves big bird. big bird is safe. weather forecast, starting off with cloud cover. we've got some humidity out there to start your day as well. some warm temperatures but changes today. we'll get drier air working in later this afternoon. it will start to feel like october. >> good. start acting like it's autumn. there is your front and this one is one of those very slow movers. not in any hurry to kind of chug along here and it brings some showers on the west side. you can see the light shower activity. we're not going to get more than a few 100ths of an inch. frederick to manassas, through north central virginia, some showers working in. we are getting left overrain showers. this is all marching east. the next map will show you a bigger picture. you can see the shower activity stretching from upstate new york right down into the carolinas along the axis of this front. as it pushes to the east later, i think the showers will
FOX
Oct 3, 2012 5:00am EDT
think every member here knows the important of the district government securing local control every our budget. >> phil mendelsohn introduceed a bill tuesday with all councilmember on board that would allow voters to approve a change in the district's charter. that would block federal budget control. >> we believe that is what they will do and the congress. the united states has final say. they can vote the referendum change at amendment either up or down and we hope they will decide to take a pass. >> reporter: the plan could not only give d.c. leaders full control of budget but also keep federal budget issues separate from the district government. >> it would free the district from federal disagreements over whatever issued are unrelated to the district government that result in a threat of or actual shutdown of the district government while the federal government tries to work out its disagreements. >> reporter: on the hill, congresswoman eleanor holmes norton has made progress on budget autonomy. the council continues to support those efforts but believes it is time to try somet
FOX
Oct 4, 2012 6:00am EDT
already have. to pay for government-run healthcare, you'll pay higher taxes and more for your medicine. and their plan includes a trillion dollars in higher taxes. even on the middle class. mitt romney and common sense conservatives will cut taxes on the middle class. and they'll close loopholes for millionaires. obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. [ romney] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. [ female announcer ] he says... president obama and i both care about poor and middle-class families. [ female announcer ] but this is what the budget plan mitt romney supports actually does. more huge tax breaks skewed to the wealthy. while cutting nearly eight hundred billion from medicaid... even though middle-class families rely on medicaid to help loved ones cover nursing-home care. and it helps parents support children with disabilities. if mitt romney really "cares," wouldn't we see it in his priorities? >>> welcome back to fox 5 morning news. it is 6:24 now. wendy's or mcdonald's in which drive-through are you more likely to pull through. we'll
FOX
Oct 2, 2012 5:00am EDT
story now. >> the food truck craze has reached such a fevered pitch, the d.c. government is now having its falafel and eating it too. serving up the barbecue, pour on the extra cause and don't forget the tax. >> isn't that pretty much every restaurant is just like the food trucks now? >> that's exactly right. the food trucks had always paid a flat $100 feet and now the city is implementing the sales tax act. they have to charge 10% on every sale. >> thank you very much. >> what is 10%? everybody has to get their cut, right? >> don't like paying more. >> we're giving away free coconut macaroons because of the sales tax today. >> reporter: james mcauley eats at food trucks every day. he think the tax is fair. it is just annoying. >> things are already kind of expensive when you pay with a credit card or what not, there is additional fees now for that too. >> reporter: steve adelson says he is fine with paying his fair share. >> at this point, we are on a level playing field and we should be treated with the same respect that other businesses are instead of the pariah that, in esse
FOX
Oct 3, 2012 6:00am EDT
get private payroll data in the lead-up to the big government jobs report for september. that comes out on friday. we get a report on the services sector. this is the biggest part of the economy. financial services, people would work in the hotel industry, et cetera. so pretty big reports. ahead of that, we are showing some green, like you and me this morning. futures are up but not by too much. >> great minds think alike. well, let's talk about american airlines aing bit here. this news of loose seats on airplanes. this is not good for american airlines business. what is the latest on this this morning. >> it really isn't. they are expecting 11 more jets today on top of 36 that have already been inspected and we've seen six different instances of loose seats. imagine you are going to take the family away for christmas. would you want to book on american? for the past two months, they've been canceling flights. they are bankrupt. they've been in bankruptcy protection since november. they have this latest issue of safety. there has been some speculation because the pilots, the union
FOX
Oct 5, 2012 6:00am EDT
released showing him calling 47% of the nation victims who are dependent on the government. here what is he that h. to say yesterday. >> clearly in a campaign with hundreds, if not thousands of speeches and question-and- answer sessions, now and then you are going to say something that doesn't come out right. in this case, i said something that is just completely wrong. i absolutely believe, however, that my life has shown that i care about 100%. that has been demonstrated throughout my life. >> romney will dlfer a speech on foreign policy next monday at virginia military institute in lexington. -- romney will deliver a speech on foreign policy next monday at virginia military institute in lexington. >> the notorious d-a-r right here. >> robert griffin iii has been named the offensive player of the month in the nfc. that is pretty good. >> that is huge. >> with 1300 yards in the month of september. they could have given to it alfred morris. >> is a beast too. >> this is the sixth round pick out of florida atlantic. he is a top five rush er right now in the nfl. coach mike shanaha
FOX
Oct 8, 2012 6:00am EDT
first amendment has the greatest protection. government needs to protect the speaker and for those who say they want to engage in violence, we'll arrest for you engaging in the violence. >> they should be allowed on free speech grounds but i also think it is incredibly irresponsible. >> it is kind after big thing to call somebody a savage -- of a big thing to call somebody a savage but this is america, freedom of speech. >> reporter: the american freedom defense initiative also won a court fight in new york to display the ads in the new york city subway system. the signs are also up on some san francisco city buses. metro's lawyers told the judge on thursday that it did have verifiable threats talking to the f.b.i. they said there were concerns of threats of violence for the ads did go up in d.c. today. again, just one ad in four stations here at u street on georgia avenue, glenmont and also the takoma stations. metro transit police say they are ready in case there are any protests. >> thank you. >>> an outbreak of a rare form of meningitislinged to a steroid injection has now grown to
FOX
Oct 10, 2012 5:00am EDT
saying local governments like montgomery county have to be able to move forward on their own. >> reporter: roger berliner wants the state to give county lawmaker the authority to raise das gas taxes. the county would retain 100% of the revenue with funding going toward road improvement projects and public transportation like the purple line and the corridor cities transit way arab proposed bus line between shade yes grove and clarksburg. >> many communities don't have the big transit needs we have. we have needs to major funding. >> reporter: joan fiddler says she is concerned we are hundreder's plan to set a dangerous precedent. >> don't we in montgomery county pay taxes that benefit the people in garrett county and allegheny county and prince george's county and so forth? for every dollar we send to annapolis, we get 18 cents back. are we now going to say in addition to that, we are going to tax the citizens of montgomery county for transportation? no, i don't think so. >> reporter: the state already has a 23.5 cents per gallon gas tax included in the price we see at the pu
FOX
Oct 2, 2012 6:00am EDT
upon government, who believe that they are victims, who believe that government has a responsibility to care for them, who believe that they are entitled to health care, to food, to housing, to you-name-it... and they will vote for this president no matter what... and so my job is not to worry about those people. i'll never convince them they should take personal responsibility and care for their lives. >>> officials in hong kong say six crew members have been arrested for a deadly boat collision. they're being questioned for endangering people's lives according to china's police chief. at least 37 people were killed and dozens more injured after a boat carrying utility workers collide wade ferry. the boat began to sink immediately following the crash. survivors say the ferry did not stop after the collision. >>> the trial of the former butler for pope benedict xvi is resuming this morning at the vatican and for the first time, the former personal assistant will be questioned in court. he is facing charges of stealing personal letters and documents from the pope. he says he leaked th
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Oct 5, 2012 5:00am EDT
from the government by filling out false billing reports. the federal strike force targeted medicare schemes in louisiana, new york, chicago, dallas, and miami. >>> former apple ceo steve jobs died one year ago today. his tech company is still going strong. some worried about the future of apple including its other cofounder steve wozniak. but the company stock is up about 80% since this time last year. apple has become the most valuable company of all time. just last month, preorders of its latest device surpassed two million in just 24 hours. they are doing just fine. >>> how many friends do you have on facebook? probably about five or six, 20, 30. >> you are if the social networking site itself, you have one billion. >> founder mark zuckerberg made the announcement yesterday. >> the one billion friends aren't translating into money quite yet. >> not in the stock. no, not driving the stock price up. >>> what do james bond and the beatle have in common? we'll find out next. we've got a check of your weather and traffic. stay with us. stay with us. you're on timeout leo! som
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